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Monday, April 25, 2016

Honey Cinnamon Crunch Ice Cream - Mondays with MiMi


     If you have followed Carlee for long, you may have guessed that we are never at a shortage for a little something sweet after dinner.  I always try to make a special dessert for our weekly family dinners.  On this particular week I was planning to serve this honey cinnamon crunch ice cream.  I saw a recipe fr cinnamun crunch ice cream on SugarHero, but it was a cooked custard type ice cream.  I usually try to avoid cooked ice cream recipes so I came up with my own base and love the flavor of cinnamon in the ice cream.  It tastes very similar to the churro ice cream I made last year for Cinco de Mayo.  The cinnamon crunch makes this really different in a really good way.




   I got this ice cream into the freezer when Carlee called and asked if she could bring dessert to our family dinner.  She had a recipe that she was really excited to make and I didn't have the heart to tell her that I had already made and ice cream that would not go well with what she was bringing.  I hurried up and made some vanilla ice cream and we had another great ending to our meal.



    This happened several weeks ago so I sent most of it back to school with Chloe.  Pops and I try not to east desserts through the week so Chloe was happy to take this temptation away from us.  I saved enough to take pictures to share with you.

-MiMi





Honey Cinnamon Crunch Ice Cream

Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups cream
2 1/2 cups whole milk
Pinch of salt
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup brown sugar 
1 T. vanilla 
1 T. cinnamon 
For the crunchies:
2/3 cup cinnamon chips
1/4 teaspoon coconut oil
1 cup crispy rice cereal


To make the cinnamon crunchies:
Microwave the cinnamon chips for 25 seconds and stir until melted. Heat them again in short intervals if necessary until it is smooth. Add the coconut oil and stir well. 
Pour the melted cinnamon chips over the crispy rice cereal and stir until well coated. 
Spoon this mixture onto a baking sheet that has been lined with waxed paper and spread into a thin layer. Refrigerate until your ice cream is done churning.

To make ice cream:
To make the ice cream blend together the milk, salt, honey, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Stir in the cream. It had to be bowl of your ice cream churn and follow your manufacturers directions
Break the crunchies into small pieces and stir into the ice cream.
Put into a freezer safe container with a cover and freeze until firm.




11 comments:

  1. Cinnamon ice cream is my favorite and the fact that this recipes has crunchies.....double YUM Win!!!

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    1. Any ice cream is my favorite ;-) But crunchies do make them better!

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  2. We love to make homemade ice cream and this looks delicious. I plan to try it this summer!

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  3. This sounds delicious. Honey and ice cream with the crispy cereal are a reminder of fried ice cream. Love the Churro Ice Cream too. Yummmm!

    Wishes for tasty dishes,
    Linda

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    1. It is a lot like the flavor of fried ice cream, without the mess of frying! Thanks so much!

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  4. I've got a Cinnamon Ice Cream in my archives waiting to be posted too! Ha ha :-) Great minds think alike! Mine, however, doesn't have the cinnamon crunchies. I love the addition of the crunchies, yum!

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    1. It is fun to have that difference in texture. I can't wait to see how you make your cinnamon ice cream!

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  5. This sounds amazing!

    I would LOVE for you to share this with my Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  6. I love cinnamon in ice-cream, this sounds amazing! Thanks for sharing at What'd You Do This Weekend?!

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    1. Thanks, Joy! I'm hoping you are having a great weekend!

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